Basic & Clinical Medicine ›› 2022, Vol. 42 ›› Issue (6): 975-978.doi: 10.16352/j.issn.1001-6325.2022.06.011

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Literature publication by clinical laboratory in Tibet Autonomous Region

BIAN Zhen1, Nimadunzhu1, QIN Xu-zhen2*   

  1. 1. Department of Laboratory Medicine, People's Hospital of Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa 850000;
    2. Department of Laboratory Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, CAMS & PUMC,Beijing 100730, China
  • Received:2021-07-02 Revised:2021-12-31 Online:2022-06-05 Published:2022-06-02
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Abstract: Objective To investigate the publications from clinical laboratory in Tibet Autonomous Region in recent 40 years and to summarize the scientific research status. Methods With the institution name of “Tibet” and “clinical laboratory”, we retrieved 297 publications from Wanfang database from 1980 to 2020,using EXCEL software to analyze the results from annual publications, source journals, distribution of institution, scientific research funds, proportions of first author from Tibetan, keyword frequency, and etc. Results Total of 297 publications were included from 1980 to 2020 in this study. The number of articles has gradually increased since 2001. Core journals accounted for less than 30%. The publications were mainly from the two major tertiary hospitals in Tibet; 1% of the articles have got supported by scientific research funds. The proportion of papers with first author from Tibet only takes 28%. Conclusions In recent decades, the development of scientific research by clinical laboratory in Tibet has improved significantly, but there is still space to fill in future with effort.

Key words: Tibet, scientific research, department of laboratory medicine

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